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Africa takes centre stage at Davos

Africa takes centre stage at Davos

A World Economic Forum panel discussion of "Africa's Role in the Global Transformation" has identified infrastructure development and the removal of trade barriers as some of the key conditions for creating more diversified economies across the continent.

Which way, South Africa?

According to a recent Human Science Research Council survey, almost 80% of South Africans plan to participate in the 2009 national and provincial elections. This is a good sign; the people are getting ready to speak, writes Khanyi Magubane.

Why the bad mood, South Africa?

Rising incomes mean resources to tackle problems, create jobs, fight poverty and build infrastructure. To paraphrase Bill Clinton, it is about per capita incomes, stupid. Over the next seven years per capita incomes can rise as much as during the last 14 years. This will trump the negative fallout from politics, writes economist JP Landman.

South Africa's 'hard look at itself'

APRM team ‘impressed’ with SA

The head of the visiting African Peer Review Mechanism country review team, Adebayo Adedeji of Nigeria, has praised the manner in which South Africa handled the peer review process, saying other countries could learn from it.
Court says yes to floor-crossing

Court says yes to floor-crossing

The Constitutional Court has given the go-ahead for politicians to cross the floor and join another political party without losing their seats, in a ruling which is likely to make a significant impact on the country’s political landscape.